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Most municipal offices will be closed. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day is Wednesday, May 30). Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. A Special Service of Remembrance will be held at the Orange County Veterans Memorial at 7:30 a.m. Read more.

Chapel Hill Among Best Cities For Soccer Fans

Post Date:08/06/2015 2:34 PM

The Town of Chapel Hill ranks in the top 20 of WalletHub.com’s 2015 Best & Worst Cities for Soccer Fans.

Chapel Hill ranked 18th on a list of 172 cities. WalletHub used measurements such as ‘teams and performance’ and ‘costs and fan engagement’ with 18 weighted metrics to form the list.

UNC-Chapel Hill’s success in the sport likely plays a strong role in the positive ranking for the Town. The Tar Heel women’s soccer team is the winningest program in NCAA history with 22 of the sport’s 36 national championships.  In this year’s Women’s World Cup, in which the U.S. National Team won the gold medal, six former Tar Heels were on the team and brought home their first gold medal.

To see the list of cities and for more information, visit http://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-soccer-fans/14207/.

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